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THE LONG-LEAVED BROMELIA.

(BROMELIA LONOIFOLIA.)

ORIGINAL PRINT

 [PLATE 65.]  

Date: 1851-1852

A. Hothouse Perennial from GUIANA, belonging to the Natural Order Of BROMELIADS

Excerpt from text, which is included along with a copy of the Title Page:

FOR this very fine Bromeliad we are indebted to Mr. Henderson of the Wellington Road Nursery, who exhibited it at the meetings of the Horticultural Society in August last, as the Tillandsia —-—, of some manufacturer of Garden names. It is a true Bromelia, and was long since published, in the work above quoted, with. a figure in outline made from a dried specimen collected in Guiana by Martin.........................

Order#: PAX-65

Size: 8 ˝” x 11”

Paxton produced The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. This series of magazines was published in London 1834-1849. During the years of 1850-1852, Paxton along with John Lindley published the rare three-volume work: PAXTON’S FLOWER GARDEN. Represented are many exotic species especially fine Orchids. They are often compared to the early volumes of Warner and Williams, Orchid Album. The print offered for sale here is from this first edition, which is a completely different product to the 1882 color printed edition frequently found. These prints were produced using a zincographic process along with hand coloring and have the plate markings Pinx & Zinc.

Condition: Excellent Vibrant color.

Price: $59.99

 

 

 

 

 

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